Nov. 1, 2010
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - UC Santa Barbara senior cross country runner Amanda Moreno has been selected as the UCSBgauchos.com Athlete of the Week for the week ending Oct. 31.
On Saturday, not only did Moreno lead the Gauchos to their second straight Big West Championship by winning the individual race, she did it in record time. The native os Escalon, Calif., ran a blistering 19:57.0 over the 6K Ag/Ops Course in Riverside, shattering not only the course record but the Big West record by more than 12 seconds. The previous record was held by former UCSB All-American Danielle Domenichelli.
Moreno and the Gauchos will return to action at the NCAA West Regional Championship in Eugene, Ore., on Nov. 13.